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05/05/2014 5:04 PM

05/05/2014 5:05 PM


May 12 - Keller Planning and Zoning Commission meets, 6:30 p.m., at Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Pkwy. Commissioners’ Briefing begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Pre-Council Room, followed at 7 p.m. by the regular meeting in the Council Chambers. For information call 817-743-4130 or email

May 13 - Blockbuster Tuesday is 6 p.m. at the Keller Public Library, 640 Johnson Rd., with a free screening of a PG-13 or lower-rated movie. Popcorn is provided. For information, including movie titles, call 817-743-4840 or email

May 14 - Keller Public Library hosts “Author in the Spotlight” featuring Alexandra Allred, author of Swingman, the story of the friendship between quadriplegic firefighter Capt. Marshall Allen and Allred, a former national athlete turned writer, and how they changed local and national policies and took on the good ol’ boys network at the U.S. Capitol. Capt. Allen will also attend. Time allowing, Allred will also discuss some of her other books, such as Damaged Goods. Free. For information call 817-743-4840 or email

May 14 - Keller Public Arts Board meets, 5:30 p.m., in the Pre-Council Chamber at Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Pkwy. For information call 817-743-4010 or email

Ongoing - Keller Independent School District Art Show opens, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., at Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Pkwy. Art from Hillwood, Trinity Springs, Parkwood Hill, Trinity Meadows, Bluebonnet, Park Glen, Friendship, Ridgeview, Whitley Road, Freedom, Woodland Springs is on display May 5-9; art from Keller MS, Indian Springs, Bear Creek, South Keller, Florence, Hidden Lakes, Keller Harvel, Independence, Willis Lane, Shady Grove, Liberty is on display May 12-16; art from Fossil Hill, Timberview, Chisolm Trail, Heritage, North Riverside, Parkview, Bette Perot, Lone Star, Basswood, Caprock, Eagle Ridge is on display May 19-23; and art from Central HS, Fossil Ridge HS, Keller HS, Timber Creek HS is on display May 27-30. Neither the city of Keller nor the Public Arts Program produces this exhibit. For information contact the KISD Arts Department or your student’s teacher.

Ongoing - Keller Yard Waste Drop-Off Day is every first and third Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon, 1792 Ottinger Rd. “Green” yard waste such as grass clippings, leaves, branches, stable matter and brush accepted. Free to Keller residents with proof of residency and lawn service companies with city permits. For information or to get a lawn service permit, call 817-743-4000 or email

Ongoing - The Keller Writers Association meets the 1st Saturday of each month in the Keller Public Library’s meeting room, first door to the left, 12:15-2:15 p.m. For information email KWA President Judy Banko at

Ongoing - Keller Garden Club, meets second Thursday monthly September through May. Programs include speakers and field trips and the group welcomes all levels of gardening expertise. The regular meeting spot is being remodeled so for the next few months please contact Gail McEnroe, membership chair, at 817-337-9948 for meeting locations and times.

Ongoing - Toastmasters-Keller Communicators, 6:45 p.m., Thursdays, 1727 Keller Parkway, Prudential Worldwide Real Estate.


Ongoing - The Haslet Farmers Market is open each Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon, through Oct. 31 at Haslet Community Park, on Haslet County Line Rd. For information call Haslet Farmers Market Manager Elizabeth Goodson at 817-886-3993.

Ongoing - Preschool Storytime each Wednesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m., at the Haslet Public Library, 100 Gammil St. Call 439-4278 for information.

Ongoing - Haslet Senior Center luncheon, 11 a.m., Thursdays, Haslet Community Center, 105 Main St, $4 or bring a covered dish.


May 7 - The Keep Roanoke Beautiful Board meets, 5:30 p.m., at the Roanoke Public Library, 312 S. Walnut St. For information call 817-491-2411.

Ongoing - Roanoke Farmers Market is open each Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon, at Austin Street Plaza, 221 N. Oak St. Offers fresh produce and more. Find the latest information at or on Twitter using @TXCityofRoanoke, or call 817-491-2411.

Ongoing - Roanoke’s 2014 Summer Concert Series, Evenings on Oak Streets continues through September, 7-8 p.m, at Austin Street Plaza, 221 N. Oak St. Next in concert is Russ Dorsey and the Musicmakers playing the music of the 1940s-70s, Miller, Dorsey, Elgart, Sinatra, contemporary, country and western, polkas, Latin and waltzes. For information and the concert schedule, call 817-491-2411 or go online to

Ongoing - Bedtime Storytime at the Roanoke Public Library each Tuesday, 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 308 S. Walnut St. For information call 817-491-2691.

Ongoing - Senior Crafts Day every Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Roanoke Senior Center, 312 S. Walnut St. For information call 817-491-6060.

Trophy Club

May 10 - The Unveiling of Trophy Club disc golf tournament, presented by the Trophy Club Parks and Recreation Department in partnership with Chasin’ the Chains and Dynamic Discs Lewisville, at the newly redesigned Trophy Club Park disc golf course. Player meetings begin at 8:30 a.m., with tee off at 9 a.m. Only 90 spots available. Register online at For information call 682-831-4690.


May 7 - Westlake Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee meets, 6-8:30 p.m. in the council chambers/courtroom at Westlake Town Hall, 3 Village Circle, second level. This is an open meeting but is intended for the Steering Committee members to work with the comp plan consultants in preparation for the upcoming Public Input Workshop. For information call 817-490-5726 or email Eddie Edwards at

May 12 - Westlake Academy Board of Trustees meet, 5-8 p.m., in the Town Council Chamber, 3 Village Circle, Ste. 202. For information call 817-430-0941.

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